Arrest of person with disability: Right to communicate by mail or telephone. [Effective July 1, 2005.] When a person with a disability is detained in custody, the detaining authority shall make available to him reasonable means of communication, at least pencil and paper, and at least two envelopes and first-class postage stamps. If the person with a disability so requests, the proper officer of the detaining authority shall make on his behalf the same number and kind of telephone calls which a person arrested is authorized by law or custom to make for himself, and shall mail any letters written by that person.
Last modified: February 25, 2006